Autumn is a great time to explore Cornwall with your family, so here are 6 great reasons why you might want to consider spending your October half-term holiday with us at Tamar Valley Cottages.
Young or old, animal lovers who visit our region are unlikely to be disappointed. North Cornwall has some great little attractions where wildlife is the star of the show. Monkeys and meerkats, donkeys and deer, and utterly adorable otters - read on to explore the animal attractions of the area!
Here in the rural upper reaches of the Tamar Valley we are very proud of our distinctive wildlife. Last year we were pleased to be part of an initiative from the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat project through which we borrowed a bat detector. The results were more than a little surprising!
If you have never seen the acrobatic displays of a vast flock of starlings, you are missing out on one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena. Visible throughout the autumn and winter, this week’s blog post explains what is going on, and gives a couple of great tips for where to see them. Don’t forget your camera!
In case your children haven't reminded you, the summer holidays are upon us! There's always a great selection of family friendly events taking place in the North Cornwall & Devon area, and 2016 is no exception. Here is our schedule of the highlights - 21 great events to keep you and your family entertained! If we've missed something, let us know in the comments.
We feel hugely privileged to be located in the upper Tamar Valley as you can probably tell from our name. It’s hard to imagine that the gentle river at the bottom of our hill is the same that is spanned by the Brunel bridge at Plymouth. This remarkably unspoilt area is still completely new to many of our visitors so are our 5 top reasons for visiting the Tamar Valley.